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Day and Night World Map

The map below shows the current position of the Sun and the Moon. It shows which parts of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 02:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 18' South, Longitude: 134° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.47 meters/second, 1585.7 km/hour, 985.3 miles/hour or 856.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.42 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 misouth16.42 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.9"985.09 miwest0° 00' 38.8"0.74 misouth985.06 mi
24 hours0° 02' 29.0"2.72 mieast0° 15' 22.4"17.63 misouth17.83 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 02:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 05' South, Longitude: 137° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.26 meters/second, 1512.9 km/hour, 940.1 miles/hour or 816.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.5"15.67 miwest0° 00' 05.7"0.11 misouth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 22' 33.2"939.84 miwest0° 05' 42.3"6.54 misouth939.59 mi
24 hours15° 08' 51.3"990.26 mieast1° 35' 33.7"109.57 misouth991.43 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tennant CreekWed 12:16 PM150 km93 miles81 nmSouth S
Alice SpringsWed 12:16 PM600 km373 miles324 nmSouth S
DarwinWed 12:16 PM747 km464 miles403 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CairnsWed 12:46 PM1223 km760 miles661 nmEast E
DiliWed 11:46 AM1435 km892 miles775 nmNorthwest NW
EuclaWed 11:31 AM1580 km982 miles853 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port MoresbyWed 12:46 PM1698 km1055 miles917 nmEast-northeast ENE
JayapuraWed 11:46 AM1877 km1166 miles1013 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Adelaide *Wed 1:16 PM1891 km1175 miles1021 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManokwariWed 11:46 AM1929 km1198 miles1041 nmNorth N
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